Specifications for ACL E7's(538)

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I'm looking for information on the ACL E7's. Mainly the operating specs such as wieght, tractive effort, fuel, and odds and ends such as that.

Thanks for all the help you can provide

Chris Lee Train Artisan

-- Chris Lee (Leesome1226@yahoo.com), May 17, 2002


I understand that varied greatly depending on the crew -

-- Larry Goolsby (clgoolsby@worldnet.att.net), May 20, 2002.

Ron I did not have the loaded and empty weight for that.

-- Gary Riccio (g.riccio@worldnet.att.net), May 20, 2002.

Gary ..you forgot to mention the toilet.

-- Ron Dettmer (roscaler@cs.com), May 19, 2002.

Thanks for the info guys, this is great and will work fine.

Thanks again,

Chris Lee

-- Chris Lee (Leesome1226@yahoo.com), May 19, 2002.

General Data/ Weight loaded-332130, Horse power-2000, Continuous tractive effort at 39mph-15600,Ratio of gears-52:25, Max speed restriction-117mph. Engine/ Type- 2 engines per unit,GM diesel(Model12-567A), V-type,2cycle,Farr intake filters, Cylinders each engine 12, Bore&Stroke 8 1/2" X 10",Displacement each engine 6809 cu in. Tractive Power/ Starting (at 25% Adhesion)55355,10mph 55355, 20mph 30800, 30mph 20500, 40mph 15500. Capacity/ Fuel 1200 gals, Cooling Water total 2 engines 400 gals, Boiler Water 1600 gals, Lubricating Oil total 2 engines 330 gals, Sand 16 cu ft.

-- Gary Riccio (g.riccio@worldnet.att.net), May 19, 2002.

The tractive effort for the ACL E-7's are shown in thw data book as 55,565. They also show total weight as 333,390. Weight on drivers 222,260. 1200 gal fuel, 1600 gal. water. Max speed was 117 mph. Gear ratio was 52:25 71'-1-1/4" long, 36" wheels, Hancock horns, Tightlock couplers, and a toilet, flush type. What else do you need?

-- Ron Dettmer (roscaler@cs.com), May 19, 2002.

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